I have been advised to take pantocid 40 ,twice daily for 1 month.Is it safe to take it for such a long period and what side effects does it have?

Question (Posted on :  22 Jan 2009 )


I have been advised to take pantocid 40 ,twice daily for 1 month.Is it safe to take it for such a long period and what side effects does it have?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 22 Jan 2009 )


Pantocid is given to reduce acidity, and it is safe to take the medicine for 1 month.


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